Community Trails runs travel a planned, yet
flexible route serving:
• Big Cove
• Birdtown
• Snowbird
• Soco
• 3200 Acre Tract

Drivers may deviate from the established route and will make every effort to be accommodating.

Community Trails buses run from 6:45 am to 11:30 pm, Daily except Sunday weather permitting. Closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Years Day.

Daily Route Schedules

Inclement Weather
In the event of bad road conditions, Community Trails may end early, start late or not travel certain roads. Please contact the dispatcher if weather conditions are uncertain.

For complete details, please contact the dispatch office at 866-388-6071 (toll free) or 828-554-6300. Text 828-269-5790.

Mobility Division provides service for Medical appointments in Cherokee and nearby towns; transportation to the dialysis center for patients; and weekly shopping trips to Wal-Mart. For details and eligibility requirements, call Mike at 828 554-6304 or Pam at 828 554-6305.

Medical transportation is available for Snowbird residents.  Call 828-788-7642 or 828-554-6743.



To get a ride on a Community Trails bus:

Phone 828-554-6300. or 866-388-6071 (toll free) to arrange for a pickup on either a one-time basis or a regular schedule. Text 828-269-5790.

Wave — While Community Trails buses are on a general schedule, with designated stops, drivers have the discretion to take on and let off passengers as requested. If you need a ride and see a Community Trails bus, get the driver’s attention and he or she will give you a ride.

Email us your needs – we will respond by email.


Community buses are all wheelchair accessible.

Flexible routes can be adjusted to the riders’ specific needs


• The Community Trails service area is divided into zones to determine fares.

• The minimum adult fare for Community Trails is $1.00. There is an additional charge of $1.00 for each additional zone reached, whether the rider’s whole trip involves one Community Trails bus or more than one bus. Additional charges also apply when transferring from Community Trails to other Cherokee Trails routes.

• Upon boarding, please tell the driver your final destination and pay the entire fare for your journey.

• Motel tokens from in-town lodging facilities are accepted for fares. Each token equals $1.00 in fare.

• Senior Citizen and Youth Discounts – Children under age 6 ride free. Senior citizens (age 60 and over) and children between age 6 and 13 pay half the regular fare.

• Monthly and weekly passes are available – $80 for unlimited monthly rides and $20 for unlimited weekly rides.

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Public Transit
PO Box 2289
Cherokee, North Carolina 28719
828-359-6300  • Text 828-269-5790 • Toll-free 866-388-6071 • TDD: 711

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